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I'm 48 nearly 49. Two years ago I experienced a burning sensation on my breasts nipple area. I had a mammogram and all was fine. I've now started having aching breasts. Is this a symptom of the menopause? I don't tend to wear a bra to bed only knickers. Is that ok?

Breast pain/discomfort is very common in the menopause and usually caused by lowering oestrogen levels.

You may find a kelp supplement helpful for this along with a cup or two of nettle tea a day.

Make sure too that you are drinking plenty of water as dehydration can make symptoms worse.

It is best to get any breast changes checked by your doctor as well.

Eileen Durward

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